This Day in Showbiz History… October 3

Singer Gwen Stefani (pictured) turns 48 today while Stevie Ray Vaughn, who died in 1990, was born on this day in 1954.

Kevin Richardson, formerly of Backstreet Boys, turns 46 today, actress Lena Headey turns 44 and Seann William Scott (Stifler in the American Pie films) turns 41.

Actress Neve Campbell turns 44, Chubby Checker turns 76 and actor Clive Owen turns 53.

It was on this day in 1941 that the film The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, premiered in New York City.

Comedian Jerry Lewis married singer Patti Palmer on this day in 1944, while US radio personality Howard Stern married actress Beth Ostrosky, 18 years his junior at 36, on this day in 2008.

On this day in 1986, Level 42 rose to the top of the South African singles chart with Lessons in Love. It stayed on top for four weeks. Just saying…